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Richard W. Hawks

Richard William ‘Rick’ Hawks, of South Bend, Wash., was born in Framington, Mass., on Jan. 24, 1955, to Ralph and Eugenie Hawks. After a lengthy illness, God called him home in the early hours of June 26, 2016, cradled in the arms of his loving wife of nearly 21 years. He was 61.

Sherry L. Grandorff

Sherry Lee Grandorff, 78, of Chelan, Wash., passed away June 12, 2016, at Central Washington Hospital. She was born July 17, 1937, in Shelton, Wash., to Dora and Roy Wallace. Sherry attended school in Elma, Wash., and Rusk, Texas.

Francis G. Moses Sr.

Francis G. Moses Sr., 94, a 90-year resident of Grays Harbor, died at Grays Harbor Health and Rehabilitation Center, Aberdeen, Saturday, June 18, 2016. He was born Nov. 16, 1921, in Marquette, Mich., the son of Frank and Marie (Wilen) Moses.

Douglas Larsen

Douglas Reynolds Larsen, 78, of Manti, passed away on June 15, 2016, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Doug was rejoined with his wife of 53 years, Lynne. Doug was born and raised on the family farm in Manti, Utah to Lester A. and Clara Reynolds Larsen. After attending Snow College and serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he married his soul mate, LaRosa Lynne Nielson. He graduated from BYU and continued working for the Boy Scouts of America for 40 years, serving as an executive for both Twin Harbors and Far East Councils. Doug and Lynne returned home to Manti to fulfill his dream of building his own home. Doug and Lynne cherished their time exploring and camping with their loved ones. They will be missed eternally but never escape our memory.

Lisa Gordon

Lisa (Schumaker) Gordon passed peacefully at home in Anacortes, Wash., in her bed, holding her husband’s hand on the 16th of June, 2016, after fighting a valiant fight against pancreatic cancer. She was born in Hollister, Calif., to Marilyn and Leighton Schumaker on the 6th day of Aug., 1953.

Donald L. Fiene

Donald L. Fiene, 91, and a resident of Hoquiam, died on Friday, June 17, 2016, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital. Don was a longtime resident of Grays Harbor. He was born on Aug. 19, 1924, in Aberdeen to Wilfred and Pearl (Sheffield) Fiene.

Anges R. Todd

Anges Rae Todd, 86, a resident of the Harbor for over 60 years, died at her home in Aberdeen Friday, June 10, 2016. Anges was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., Oct. 26, 1929, the daughter of Frank L. and Callie M. (Pyle) Manville. She was raised in Oklahoma and graduated from Porter, Okla. High School in 1947.

Robert V. Kitselman

Robert Vernon Kitselman of Copalis Beach, Wash., passed away peacefully on June 16, 2016. Robert was born in 1929 in Downey, Calif., to Fred and Minnie Kitselman. He settled in the North Beach area in 1979.
 

Carol S. Gordon

Carol Swenson Gordon, known as Kay, our loving mother peacefully passed away at home in Lakewood on June 6, 2016. She was born to Harry and Blanche Swenson on Aug. 13, 1929, in Elma, Wash.

Mila J’Nine Bernethy

Mila J’Nine Bernethy died on June 9, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. She was born on March 5, 1954, to Bob and Berneil Eby and lived in Aberdeen her whole life. Mila was previously employed by SPIFA in Elma and the BIA with the Hoh Tribe.

Larry A. Hicks

Larry Alan Hicks, age 63, passed away on June 4, 2016, at his home in Cosmopolis. He was born in Aberdeen on Aug. 2, 1952, to Mabel Buchanan (Hubbard) and Lawrence Hicks.

Roy N. Jones

Roy Nathan Jones, 47, Elma resident and area woodworker and 1988 graduate of Elma High School, was found Tuesday evening, May 31, 2016, outside the home he was staying at in Elma, Wash.

Archie C. McCallum III

Archie Clement McCallum III, beloved husband, father, friend, teacher and coach, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. He was 84.

Dale F. Sturgill

Dale Franklin Sturgill was born Oct. 22, 1923 in Centralia, Wash., and passed away at the age of 92 on May 29, 2016 in Old Willapa at the home of Thomas and Tracy Sturgill with his family at his side. A 1941 graduate of Valley High School, he was class valedictorian. He was also an FFA State Farmer.